April 9, 2024

The Bluff Hotel: Savannah’s Historic Retreat

The Bluff Hotel exterior

Located in downtown Savannah, right where the moss-draped oaks line cobblestone streets, a historic retreat is waiting – The Bluff Hotel. This charming boutique hotel blends old-world charm with modern comforts, offering guests an unforgettable experience during their stay.

The balcony just inside The Bluff entrance.

Step back in time as you enter this restored building that dates back to the 19th century. Originally constructed as a cotton warehouse in the bustling riverfront district, the building has undergone a remarkable transformation over the years, evolving into the elegant hotel it is today. The exposed brick walls and original architectural details still echo its rich history.

The hotel sits on the historic Yamacraw Bluff, where General James Oglethorpe and British colonists landed in 1733. Here that Yamacraw Chief Tomochichi and Governor Oglethorpe established an alliance and the Creek Indian Treaty of 1733. Allowing Governor Oglethorpe to settle the colony of Savannah, now one of the most historic cities in the United States.

Southern Hospitality: Queens To Kings

The hotel offers a range of beautifully appointed rooms and suites, each designed to provide comfort and relaxation. It’s perfect for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or relaxing on the weekend. There’s a room to suit every preference.

Every space is thoughtfully presented with modern amenities and elegant furnishings. Guests will undoubtedly enjoy the plush bedding, luxury bathrooms, and views of the surrounding historic district.

King Suite with amenities

Twin Spades Lounge: Intimate Event Space

Twin Spades Lounge and Bar area

Unwind in style at The Bluff’s very own speakeasy-inspired lounge, Twin Spades. With handcrafted cocktails and craft beers, the lounge is the perfect spot to unwind after a day of exploring Savannah.

The Twin Spades Lounge offers a unique place to host your engagement party, bridal shower, or corporate event. The lounge offers a sophisticated atmosphere where guests can relax and enjoy the ambience while socializing with friends, family, or colleagues.


  • Location: Bay Street – Easy access to the city’s top attractions, like Forsyth Park, River Street, and City Market.
  • Amenities: Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and concierge services.
  • Dining Options: Minutes from historic downtown provides easy access to diverse dining options.
  • Events and Meetings: The Bluff offers versatile event spaces, ideal for weddings, corporate gatherings, and special occasions.
Showing the front desk area of The Bluff Hotel
Venue: The Bluff Hotel
Photographer: Barefoot Royalty Photography
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